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1099 NEC
Amber
Amber Tselios

1099-MISC and -NEC Changes: Immediate Action Steps for GP Users

As we’ve been hammering home, the IRS made changes to the ways that non-employee compensation is filed, depending on the nature of the income. It moved non-employee compensation from Box 7 on the 1099-MISC to its own form: the 1099-NEC. This would include all independent contractors, gig workers, or self-employed individuals who previously had their … Read more

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Quick Tips
Kayla Radics
Kayla Radics

Adding Default Dimensions to Vendor in Dynamics 365 Business Central

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central was designed with simplifying processes and saving time in mind. The ability to add “Dimensions” to anything from a customer to project to vendor is just one great feature that helps speed up your processes. Dimensions are used to filter out certain data, and track any metric you choose. Instead … Read more

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Dynamics 365 Business Central Copy Journal Entries
Juliet Constantino
Juliet Constantino

How to Copy General Journals in Business Central (2020 Wave 2 New Feature)

By popular demand, in the Microsoft Dynamics Business Central 2020 Wave 2 release (v.17), General journals can now be copied after they are posted! They can easily be re-used or reversed out. Here’s how! First, search for general journal templates. Then create a new template or update an existing one. Enable the checkbox “Copy to … Read more

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1099 Tax Update in Dynamics GP
Mary Lenehan
Mary Lenehan

New 1099 Reporting Requirements: Options for Dynamics GP Payables Users

Update 11/19/20 – Crestwood’s developers have created an inexpensive export solution called 1099-Xport. Click here for more info on if this product is right for you. As we discussed in a previous blog, the IRS announced big changes to reporting non-employee compensation and 1099 forms for the 2020 tax year. The 1099-NEC has moved non-employee … Read more

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Acumatica Community Forum
Colleen Schils
Colleen Schils

The NEW Acumatica Community Website

Are you using the Acumatica Customer Portal or Open University? Have you signed up for the new Acumatica Community Portal? Acumatica has launched their new Community website to bring communication together in one location to help to support users in a more streamlined fashion. If you do not have a Customer Portal login already, you … Read more

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Accounts Payable Strategy
Amber
Amber Tselios

How Do You Know if Your Accounts Payable Strategy is Working?

[This is a guest blog post, reposted from our good friends at Artsyl Technologies. Artsyl Technologies specializes in business process automation, and integrates seamlessly with all the ERP systems we provide. Join us for a live webinar demo and see it in action!] Often, employees are asked to set up a few performance metrics or … Read more

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Acumatica 2020 R2 Features
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Acumatica 2020 R2 – Our Favorite Features of the New Release

Acumatica just released their 2020 R2 edition and presented new features in their recent Virtual Road Show, we asked Crestwood Sales what their favorite new features are. Here’s what they said! [Be sure to register for our upcoming Acumatica 2020 R2 new features webinar!] User-Friendly Upgrades in 2020 R2 Christine Jacob was especially impressed by … Read more

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Tips for Selling Virtually
Trisha LaVeck
Trisha LaVeck

Tips for Selling Virtually

You may already have been accustomed to selling virtually. However, there are many people who became instant virtual sellers when the pandemic hit. Today’s blog post is for those searching for some tips on virtual selling. Tip: Do your Research and be Prepared To start, you have to get the correct decision maker on the … Read more

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LEARN Dynamics 365 Business Central
Wendy Zumpano
Wendy Zumpano

Training and Documentation for Dynamics 365 Business Central

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is the newest guy on the block – but that doesn’t mean that it’s difficult to learn and use. Quite the opposite, in fact. Microsoft has outdone themselves on training and ensuring that users have everything they need at their fingertips. Any problem you may encounter has been addressed here … Read more

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Microsoft Office 365
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Microsoft Office 365 Templates Galore, Oh My!  

While I was exploring Microsoft’s website for the next productivity tip, I found a plethora of Office templates and fun activities you can do with your family.   Through your Microsoft Office 365 subscription you will be able to search and create freely from a mass selection of premium Office templates for work, school, or family projects. Explore templates for budgets in Excel, templates to create a KNOCK-OUT presentation in PowerPoint, or design brochures or … Read more

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Acumatica Basics
Melissa Blassingame
Melissa Blassingame

Acumatica Basics – How to Use Templates, Favorites, and Many More Quick Tips!

As strange as it may be to hear this from us, we admit that ERP implementations can sometimes be a pain. Which is why we’ve developed a new methodology for implementations that integrates training your people into the earliest stages of the implementation – instead of just being handed a fully-functioning system at the end … Read more

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Amber
Amber Tselios

Webinar: Acumatica 2020 R2 – What’s New and Improved?

Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CST) Register Here!   It’s upgrade time! The theme of Acumatica latest release (2020 R2) is work smarter, not harder. Acumatica delivered several new features which improve upon the best-in-class functionality and utilize Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning so you can do your best work. In addition, they’re … Read more

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video
Amber
Amber Tselios

Using Microsoft Stream for In-House Video

Video is a powerful tool, and an increasingly necessary one for businesses of all sizes. From the marketing department to the sales team, human resources to consultants, video can be used to automate processes, set yourself apart from competitors, and tell stories that would be difficult (or worse – boring) with just text. If you … Read more

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Amber
Amber Tselios

Acumatica 1099-NEC Reporting Changes

Earlier this year, the IRS announced some big changes to reporting non-employee compensation and 1099 forms for the 2020 tax year. The 1099-NEC has moved non-employee compensation (box 7) off of the 1099-MISC to a new form: 1099-NEC. Changes to 1099 Forms – A History Lesson The IRS made the change because there was an … Read more

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